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Associate Research Scientist

Rhodes Technologies
Coventry, RI 02816
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Rhodes Pharmaceuticals L.P. has developed and distributed quality pharmaceutical products nationwide since 2008. With our R&D capabilities, industry partnerships, broad customer base, and strong relationships with suppliers, we offer reliable supply of high-quality products at competitive prices. Rhodes is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Purdue Pharma L.P.

Job Summary:

This position will support drug development through analytical method development, validation, transfer, stability testing and activities to support formulation development and clinical studies in compliance with all applicable guidelines with minimum supervision. This position will develop and author laboratory Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), methods, protocols, and reports. Supports work related to production, R&D, and NDA/ANDA filings. This position will be responsible for laboratory instrument troubleshooting and routine maintenance to ensure they are in compliance with established procedures and cGMP requirements. This position will maintain accuracy in laboratory operations, scientific data, and notebook writing as well as responsible for review, interpretation, compilation of results and preparing scientific reports. This role may independently identify/observe problems and recommend experimental strategies and solutions.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Perform all assigned tasks in a timely and organized manner in accordance with cGMP, GLP, DEA, and company policies and procedures.
  • Ensure high quality in analytical work and accurately document all necessary and relevant information in a clear concise manner as per cGMPs.
  • Develop / improve and validate robust analytical methods that are GMP friendly based on quality-by-design and document formal protocols and reports.
  • Perform stability testing and data trending.
  • Review experimental data, notebooks, and instrument qualification protocols / reports.
  • Actively participate in investigations, problem solving, and troubleshooting. Write investigation reports.
  • Perform analytical method transfers to third party organizations.
  • Operate and maintain all analytical instrumentation and equipment as per established procedures.
  • Communicate openly within the group to provide and gather information, to optimize the use of resources, and to optimize efficiency.
  • Provide training and assistance to other group members.
  • Support identification and qualification of API related impurities and degradants.
  • Maintain good laboratory practices in compliance with safety and environmental requirements.
  • Ability to work successfully in both a team/matrix environment as well as independently.
  • Performs other related assignments and duties as required and assigned

Education and Experience:

  • B.S. in Chemistry or Pharmaceutical Chemistry with 5 plus years of relevant experience.

Necessary Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Thorough understanding and working knowledge of industry guidance (GMP, GLP, etc.).
  • Experience in pharmaceutical method development, validation, and transfer.
  • Understanding of risks in all aspects of method development, validation, and transfer and the ability to use risk analysis and quality-by-design approaches.
  • Ability to problem solve and trouble shoot.
  • Skillful in HPLC, GC, dissolution, FTIR, UV, LC/MS, KF, and wet chemistry.
  • Knowledge of Waters Empower chromatography software and Waters online HPLC Automated Dissolution.
  • Prior experience in finished dosage for the generics market a plus.

Supervisory Responsibilities (if applicable):


Purdue Pharma L.P.& its Subsidiaries are an Equal Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace.Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, national origin, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, gender identity, genetic information, disability, military, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by local, state, or federal law. Protected veterans and qualified individuals with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation by emailing: careers@pharma.com .

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  • Job Family Research & Development
  • Pay Type Salary

  • 498 Washington St, Coventry, RI 02816, USA

Posted: 2020-11-07 Expires: 2020-12-06
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